The Fellows Evaluation Committee shall consist of a Chair and at least six additional members, all of whom must be IEEE Fellows, hold membership in the Society, and represent all its major technical areas. The Chair shall be appointed by the Board upon recommendation by the President by October 1st of the previous year. The remaining members shall be appointed by the Nominations and Appointments committee by December 31st. The term of office of the Chair shall be two years. Typically members of the committee will serve for three years, with staggered terms. No person shall serve as a member of the Fellows Evaluation Committee for more than five consecutive years, regardless of position held.
The Committee shall be responsible for providing the IEEE Fellow Committee with the Society evaluation of nominations to Fellow grade.